Confession: My recipe cabinet is only semi-organized. The cookbooks stand in a row and there’s a notebook with old cooking magazines inside, but not one of the recipes is computerized or tagged. Random recipes written on loose cards or notes and torn-out magazine pages are stored in a big zip-loc bag. That’s the extent of […]
Recipes from This Lovely Place
Snacks, desserts, casseroles and more. Nothing fancy, just real food that families love.
Cold, damp weather goes hand in hand with drinking hot chocolate. It’s the ultimate comfort drink for our family during cool weather. It is forbidden to drink hot chocolate during warm weather by the Tradition Police (the older children). You have to wait until at least the first official day of Fall to drink the […]
Today’s article is brought to you by one of my daughters! When Sarah and her family visited recently, they made a batch of these yummy seeds, so I asked her to share the recipe with you. ~ With love, Charlotte Fall Treat: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds by Sarah Vera Nothing says fall like pumpkin, right? To […]
Church potlucks can be an amazing dining experience, with everyone bringing their best dishes to share. As a pastor’s wife I’ve attended my share of potlucks over the years, and I have a few favorite recipes for dishes that I like to bring, depending on the theme. To be honest, I’d eaten this cheescake a […]
Simple and fresh describe the best summer lunches. With just four ingredients, and no need to turn on the oven or stovetop, this simple summer salad fills the bill. I’ve been eating this salad most of my life–I remember my mom bringing home this recipe from work. The crunch of the peppers contrasts with the […]
When our family has a cookout, it’s usually a gathering for a big group of people. The menu includes hamburgers and hot dogs, and guests often bring side dishes and desserts. Cheerful touches like a checked tablecloth and flowers create a festive atmosphere. Make some iced tea and lemonade, and you’ve got a party! If […]